ERIC Number: ED213248
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
So You Want Your Child to Learn French! A Handbook for Parents.
Mlacak, Beth, Ed.; Isabelle, Elaine, Ed.
The articles collected here are intended to inform parents of all the theoretical and practical considerations involved in initiating and maintaining second language instruction, specifically in French, for the child. Topics covered include: (1) descriptions of types of second language programs; (2) teaching methods; (3) results of research on the effects of second language immersion; (4) social, psychological administrative, and pedagogical aspects of immersion; (5) alternatives to immersion (bilingual programs, core programs); (6) methods by which parents can obtain the kind of instruction they desire for their children; and (7) classroom techniques such as use of music and games. A bibliography of books, periodicals, comic books and records, and a directory of summer and other opportunities in Canada are appended. (JB)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Research, Elementary Education, French, Immersion Programs, Parent Role, Preschool Education, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Teaching Methods
Canadian Parents for French, Terminal P.O. Box 8470, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1G 3H6 ($3.50 plus $1.00 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Parents for French, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers: Bilingual Programs; Canada